Marco Palma

About Dr. Palma:

Dr. Marco A Palma is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. His areas of interest are consumer economics, experimental and behavioral economics and neuroeconomics. Dr Palma is a Texas A&M Presidential Impact Fellow and the Director of the Human Behavior Laboratory, a transdisciplinary facility that integrates state of the art technology to measure neurophysiological responses of human decision-making. The HBL aims to facilitate the integration of neurophysiological responses to traditional methods of studying human behavior to better understand, predict, and change behavior that improves people’s health and well-being.

Areas of Interest: Consumer economics, food choices, experimental and behavioral economics and neuroeconomics.

Selected Publications:

Huseynov, S., Palma, M.A., and G. Ahmad. 2021. “Does the Magnitude of Relative Calorie Distance Affect Food Consumption?” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Vol. 188: 530-551.

Zhang, P. and M.A. Palma. 2021. “Compulsory versus Voluntary Insurance: An Online Experiment.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics. Vol. 103(1): 106-125.

Segovia, M.S., Palma, M.A. and R.M. Nayga. 2020. “Can episodic future thinking affect food choices?” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Vol. 177: 371-389.

Aksoy, B. and M.A. Palma. 2019. “The Effects of Scarcity on Cheating and In-Group Favoritism.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Vol. 165: 100-117.  

Palma, M.A., Segovia, M.S., Kassas, B., Ribera, L.A., and C.R. Hall. 2018. “Self-Control: Knowledge or Perishable Resource?” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Vol. 145: 80-94.

Curriculum Vitae
Education

PhD (Food and Resource Economics), University of Florida
MS (Food and Resource Economics), University of Florida
BS (Food and Resource Economics), University of Florida

Address
2124 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-2124